Accidents in the workplace

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – The Vibration Puzzle

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Carpal tunnel syndrome

There is a long established association between vibration exposure and carpal tunnel syndrome. Since 1992 carpal tunnel syndrome has been a prescribed industrial disease for which state benefit can be payable where the condition arises in association with the use of hand held vibrating tools. More …

The Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013: Does it really protect workers in personal injury claims?

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The introduction of an amendment to health and safety legislation introduced by the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Act 2013 has raised concerns about workers. Our personal injury team comments on its implications. More …

The Mesothelioma Bill: Does it go far enough?

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Our industrial clams specialists in our Personal Injury team, comment on the Mesothelioma Bill which has recently had its third reading in the House of Lords. More …

Do racecourses owe a duty of care to jockeys?

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This was the question that came up in a recent case where an experienced, professional jockey sustained a serious injury at the first hurdle of the first race. More …